Bee-You™ Bee-Merry Bee Balm

Monarda 'Bee-Merry' PPAF

SKU
42919
Deep magenta buds that cover the lush, minty-basil-scented, dark green foliage open to show-stopping, rosy coral-pink blooms. This carefree, naturally rounded plant with a uniform habit is truly mildew free. Plant en masse for an inviting display of color in sunny borders and containers. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationmo-NAR-da
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 12 to 15 in. tall, 10 to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Accent, Urban Garden, Naturalized Areas
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Improved Disease Resistance, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsDaylily (Hemerocallis); Phlox (Phlox); Turtlehead (Chelone); Catmint (Nepeta); Iris (Iris)

Easily grown in humusy, rich, moisture-retentive soils, but highly adaptable to a variety of soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, maintain evenly moist soil; does not tolerate dry conditions. Hard prune old foliage annually, before new growth emerges in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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